Exhibition regulations (excerpt)

  1. The exhibition is held under the patronage Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).
  2. The exhibition is held according to the rules and regulations of the Fédération Cynologique Internationale and the Raad van Beheer op Kynologisch Gebied in Nederland (Dutch Kennel Club).
  3. The exhibition will take place on Sunday 9 June en Monday 10 June 2019 at “Evenementenhal Venray” De Voorde 30 – 5807 EZ Venray, or if special circumstancer require amendment, on a place and date to be determined by the board of the association.
  4. Truthfully completed registration forms must be received by 26 May 2019 at the latest at the address indicated on the form. As soon as the number of dogs that can be placed has been reached, the registration will be closed. The board reserves the right to change the date for closing the registration if the date of the exhibition changes.
  5. Only dogs that are included in the NHSB, in the annexes of the NHSB or in a recognized foreign dog studbook can be registered. If you live in the Netherlands, the dog should be included in the NHSB.
  6. The registration must take place in the name and address of the first owner, as stated in the dog studbook / proof of ownership.
  7. By submitting the registration form, the contributor / exhibitor is obliged to pay the registration fee.
  8. Submission of the form is equivalent to signing this and you agree with the rules.
  9. Dogs that once are registered cannot be withdrawn or changed and the payment obligation will remain in force at all times.
  10. By registering, you consent to the fact that your data is provided in the context of the Personal Data Protection Act for the benefit of the exhibition itself, the championships and partners, as well as for activities of the Dutch Kennel Club.
  11. The exhibitor declares that, by registering, he accepts the jurisdiction of the Dutch Kennel Club and the operation of the Kynological Regulations and is deemed to be familiar with these regulations.
  12. The exhibitor declares that the dog registered by him is sufficiently vaccinated, (regular vaccinations) of which the validity is demonstrable. Furthermore, the exhibitor declares that the dog registered by him, as far as he is aware, has not been in the last twelve weeks in circumstances whereby danger of contamination with distemper or any other contagious disease is to be feared and he will not send the dog if the intended circumstances could still occur. Dogs coming from abroad must also have a valid rabies vaccination and can demonstrate this via the European dog passport.
  13. For all dogs present at the exhibition (including visiting dogs and / or demonstration dogs), the vaccination record / European dog passport must show that the dog has been vaccinated sufficiently.
  14. The exhibitor declares that the registered dog, if born in the Netherlands after 30 April 1989 or born abroad after a statutory docking ban has entered into force, or if born after 1 October 1996 in any country, has not been cut to the ears. . Dogs that are docked at the tail and that were born in the Netherlands after 31 August 2001 or abroad after a statutory docking ban has entered into force, may not participate in the exhibition. Dogs with amputated tails may participate in this exhibition, provided that this amputation is the result of a medical necessity. The declaration of the necessary amputation must be recorded in writing in the European animal passport by a practicing veterinarian. This statement must be presented at the event. Dogs with amputated tails can also participate if it can be demonstrated that this dog was born in a country where no docking prohibition of tails applies or was born before a docking prohibition of tails was in effect in the country of birth. In that case, the country of birth must be mentioned on the registration form.
  15. Not being allowed:
    1. Dogs with an ear or skin condition;
    2. Males not in possession of two normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum, unless they are only entered for a competition or demonstration.
  16. In the event of a calamity, the board does not consider it necessary to return the registration fee in full or in part.
  17. The dogs can be brought into the exhibition building from 8:00 till 12:00.
  18. The inspections start at 10:00. The inspections of the Honorary Prizes start at about 3:00 pm or as soon as the organization or the Delegate of the Board of Directors deems this desirable. Exhibitors are not warned by the public address system to get in the ring with their dog (s).
  19. The exhibition is open from 8:00 till 6:00 pm.
  20. During the exhibition the secretariat is open from 8:00 till 5:00 pm.
  21. Each participant irrevocably submits himself to the judgment of the appointed judge. Each presented dog is deemed to have been judged, provided it is presented to the judge designated for that breed. Dogs sent by the judge from the ring, for whatever reason, the consignment may also be deemed to have been judged.
  22. Article VI.17 Kynological regulations:
    1. It is forbidden to use parforce bands, stimulus bands and / or other coercive measures at exhibitions or competitions;
    2. It is forbidden to call dogs in the ring from outside the ring, whistle or otherwise attract the attention of these dogs.
  23. Prizes: When a qualification is obtained, a reminder is made available. At this exhibition, proposals for the award of a certificate from the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (CACIB) and proposals for the award of a championship prize from the Dutch Kennel Club (CAC) can be made for all definitively recognized breeds.
  24. No benching will be available at the exhibition.
  25. Damage caused by visitor, exhibitor, exhibitor or dog can never be recovered from the organization.
  26. The classes of participation are defined as follows, whereby for the determination of age the date on which the dog is shown is decisive:
    1. Youngest puppy class: for dogs that have reached the age of 4 months on the day of the event and have not yet reached the age of 6 months (CAC – CACIB not possible).
    2. Puppy class: for dogs that have reached the age of 6 months on the day of the event and have not yet reached the age of 9 months (CAC – CACIB not possible).
    3. Youth class: for dogs that have reached the age of 9 months on the day of the event and have not yet reached the age of 18 months (CACIB not possible).
    4. Intermediate class: for dogs that have reached the age of 15 months on the day of the event and have not yet reached the age of 24 months.
    5. Open class: for dogs that have reached the age of 15 months on the day of the event.
    6. Working class: for working dogs who have reached the age of 15 months on the day of the event and for which the Dutch Kennel Club or, if the owner is living abroad, by the umbrella organization of that country, a declaration as referred to in Article IV .21 paragraph 1 of the Kynological regulations has been issued (send a copy). If this copy is not included, the dog is entered in the open class.
    7. Champion class: for dogs that have reached the age of 15 months on the day of the event and have a National or International championship title; for example Belgian, Dutch or German Champion / VDH champion (all other titles are excluded). The championship titles must be mentioned on the registration form. A photocopy of the awarding of one of the titles by the umbrella organization must be sent with the registration. If this copy is not included, the dog is entered in the open class.
    8. Veteran class: for dogs, who have reached the full age of 8 years on the day of the event (CACIB not possible).
    9. Couple class: a male and a female of the same breed and the same variety of which the same exhibitor is (first) owner. For the couple class, the dogs must also be registered in one of the other classes.
  27. IV 95 of the Kynological Regulations of the Dutch Kennel Club is as follows:
    1. Only dogs are admitted to the honorary judging, of which the qualification is “excellent”.
    2. Subject to the provisions of the first paragraph, all dogs that have become Best of Breed and Best of the Variety Group respectively are obliged to participate in the honorary approvals, unless the inspection is carried out by a different judge than stated in the question program.
  28. At a judge change after the closing of the registration date, determined by the organization of the Pinkstershow, the exhibitor is entitled to a refund of the registration fee paid by him / her minus administrative costs (€ 10.00).